UMEM Educational Pearls


You see the following on a parasternal long-axis view; what's the diagnosis and what coronary distribution is involved?


Severe hypokinesis with anterioseptal wall motion abnormality.

  • A: Anteroseptal wall (perfused by left anterior descending)
  • B: Inferolateral wall (perfused by left circulmflex artery and variable contributions from posterior descending artery)
  • Click on the links to read more about cardiac wall segments and their coronary distribution


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